Make your ­filming mark

11 August 2019 | Art and Entertainment

Over the long weekend this month, the Goethe Institute once again plays host to the annual Kino Namibia Film Festival.

For three days at the end of August, from Saturday 24 to Monday 26 August, Kino Namibia takes over the capital.

KinoNamibia is a film hub project under The Namibia Film Commission, for international filmmakers to share multiple ideas in a short time. It provides a platform for directors, actors, cameramen, editors, sound designers, musician, scriptwriters and everyone who would like to express their creativity in the filming industry.

The festival is organised as part of an international movement called KinoKabaret and was held in Namibia for the first time two years ago. The main goal is to bring together talents out of the media field - professionals and amateurs - that form groups and produce short local stories within 48 hours.

The three-day festival starts off with participants meeting each other, where after they will form groups and start filming for the two days thereafter. On day 3, participants put their videos together and the films are shown at a public screening at Goethe Institute.

Purchase one of 200 passes that are for sale at Cramer's for only N$20 and guarantee your spot for the KinoNamibia Film Festival, or apply via https://forms.gle/­uzUu1mSYnagvwVEV7 to have your information ready for the festival.

This year's festival is made possible by the Namibia Film Commission, FNB Namibia, Cramers Ice-Cream, the Goethe Institute and One Africa TV.

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